nocturnal

A 16th and 17thC circular navigating instrument for use at night. The number of hours before or after midnight was measured by the difference between two pointers - one set to the date and hour on the instrument scale, the other directed at the pole star. Nocturnals are found in wood or brass; metal ones often have 'teeth' on the scale so the hours …...

Nocturnal

Describing an animal that is active mainly or exclusively at night, rather than by day (Morris 1992).
Found on http://imnh.isu.edu/digitalatlas/bio/glsry.htm

nocturnal

refers to a species that is active during the night, rather than the day
Found on http://www.njwildlifetrails.org/OutontheTrails/GlossaryofNaturerelatedTerms

nocturnal

(L: nox=night; nocturnal of the night) (of an animal): active at night and resting during the day.
Found on http://www.seafriends.org.nz/books/glossary.htm

nocturnal

(L. nocturnus) pertaining to, occurring at, or active at night.
Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio59.html

nocturnal

[adj] - of or relating to or occurring in the night 2. [adj] - of or during or relating to the night 3. [adj] - (biology) belonging to or active during the night
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=nocturnal

Nocturnal

• (a.) Of, pertaining to, done or occuring in, the night; as, nocturnal darkness, cries, expedition, etc.; -- opposed to diurnal. • (n.) An instrument formerly used for taking the altitude of the stars, etc., at sea. • (a.) Having a habit of seeking food or moving about at night; as, nocturnal birds and insects. • (n.) An instru...
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nocturnal

adjective belonging to or active during the night; `nocturnal animals are active at night`; `nocturnal plants have flowers that open at night and close by day`
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

Nocturnal

[instrument] A nocturnal is an instrument used to determine the local time based on the relative positions of two or more stars in the night sky. Sometimes called a `horologium nocturnum` (time instrument for night) or nocturlabe (in French and occasionally used by English writers), it is related to the astrolabe and sun dial. Knowing the t...
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Nocturnal

Noc·tur'nal adjective [ Latin nocturnalis , nocturnus , from nox , noctis , night. See Night , and confer Nocturn .] 1. Of, pertaining to, done or occuring in, the night; as, nocturnal darkness, cries, expedition, etc.; -- opposed to diur...
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Nocturnal

A bird or animal that comes out after dark.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20587

Nocturnal

A nocturnal lizard is active during the night and generally sleeps during the day.
Found on http://www.lizardsarchive.com/glossary.php

Nocturnal

A term used to describe animals that are active during the night.
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nocturnal

active at night
Found on http://insectzoo.msstate.edu/Glossary/

Nocturnal

Active at night
Found on http://myfwc.com/research/saltwater/crustaceans/blue-crabs/glossary/

Nocturnal

Active at night
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20085

Nocturnal

Active at night
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21498

nocturnal

active at night
Found on http://www.kerbtier.de/Pages/Glossar/enGlossar.html

Nocturnal

Active at night and asleep during the day.
Found on http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Wikijunior:Big_Cats/Glossary

nocturnal

Active at night.
Found on http://animal-world.com/encyclo/reptiles/information/reptile_glossary.php

Nocturnal

Active at night.
Found on http://beebetter.info/2016/07/garden-glossary/

Nocturnal

active at night.
Found on http://flrec.ifas.ufl.edu/ent_nem/pest_ants_glossary.shtml

Nocturnal

Active at night.
Found on http://gardeningwithconfidence.com/blog/2013/03/21/garden-glossary/

Nocturnal

Active at night.
Found on http://www.aquahobby.com/articles/e_glossary.php

Nocturnal

Active at night.
Found on http://www.conservewildlifenj.org/glossary/
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